Brian McLaren offers up a song about how resurrection liberates us from the cycle of violence and vengeance.
Scot McKnight reminds us that the stone table has cracked.
Richard Beck has written a great piece on how resurrection – a story of the “victim” who still lives – shouldn’t be good news, but – miraculously – it is.
And in his daily emai [...]
Over the years, I have found a lot of books useful on my spiritual walk, but very few (perhaps no more than 1 or 2) have had more influence than NT Wright’s The Resurrection of the Son of God.
RSG arrived at my doorstep at a time when I was ready to piece together some big questions about God, the nature of scripture, and the Christian hope. [...]
Sundown on Good Friday is a time of God-forsakenness. Yet it is also a time that is pregnant with hope, not only for personal redemption, but for all of humanity.
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
Why are you so far from saving me,
so far from the words of my groaning?
O my God, I cry out by day, but you do not answer,
About a week ago, I mentioned in a tweet that Sheila and I are teaching Sunday School out of The Last Week, a remarkable book by Marcus Borg and Dominic Crossan about the final days of Jesus’ life, as told in the Gospel of Mark.
If you are interested in marking the days of Holy Week through prayer and meditation, a great way to do it i [...]